Centinela Valley Independent Study High School

4409 Redondo Beach Blvd.

Lawndale, CA 90260

Tel: (424)255-4066
  • Centinela Valley Independent Study High School serves 82 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Centinela Valley Independent Study High School operates within the Centinela Valley Union High School District.
  • Centinela Valley Union High School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 82 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students82 students
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Total Students (2009-2015)
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Total Teachers (2009-2015)
Students by GradeCentinela Valley Independent Study High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Student Teacher Ratio (2009-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Asian Students (2012-2014)
Hispanic
77%
54%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
7%
6%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Black Students (2009-2015)
White
10%
24%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School White Students (2009-2015)
Hawaiian
3%
1%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsCentinela Valley Independent Study High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.390.41
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Diversity Score (2009-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
50%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
9%
Centinela Valley Independent Study High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Centinela Valley Union High School District's student population of 7,834 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,246 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,407 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 32% over four years.
School District NameCentinela Valley Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed7,8341,597
Centinela Valley Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%83%
Centinela Valley Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$82 MM$18 MM
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$83 MM$18 MM
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,246$10,966
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,407$11,255
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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